Through a series of complex chemical reactions (i.e., “carbonation”), CO2 can reduce concrete’s pH and increase its porosity – ultimately impairing the overall strength and durability of concrete. The phenomenon is hastened in humid climates and in large cities or industrial areas where fossil fuels are likely to be burned at higher rates.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is actively investigating an incident at Foundation Food Group Services in Gainesville where a liquid nitrogen leak killed six workers on Jan. 28, 2021.
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in many areas of the United States, so it’s a good time to evaluate your PPE protocol to help ensure workers are properly protected on the job and not bringing potential toxins home with them.
VelocityEHS announced the launch of a new global chemical & OEL database as part of a major enhancement to its Industrial Hygiene (IH) software solution. The database makes it easier to track and manage workplace stressors and occupational exposure limits (OELs) across virtually all locations and regulatory jurisdictions.
During these turbulent times, we’re doing everything we can to help keep those of you on the frontlines safe as you go about your important work. That’s why our experts have compiled a new tech briefing with instructions for the proper laundering of CP clothing that has been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. Follow these guidelines to help keep your PPE safe and sanitized.
Global chemical companies are helping to fight the virus pandemic by stepping up production of hand sanitizers, polymers for personal protective equipment, bleach for disinfectants, and cleaning products.